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No. 01-1375 Status: DECIDED
Title: United States, Petitioner
v.
Navajo Nation
Docketed:          Lower Ct: United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
March 19, 2002 (00-5086)

~~Date~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Proceedings and Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Feb 1 2002Application (A01-577) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ
of certiorari from February 14, 2002 to March 16, 2002, submitted
to The Chief Justice.
Feb 4 2002 Application (A01-577) granted by the Chief Justice extending the
time to file until March 15, 2002.
Mar 15 2002Petition for writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 18, 2002)
Apr 9 2002 Order extending time to file response to petition until May 18,
2002.
May 3 2002Brief of respondent Navajo Nation in opposition filed.
May 7 2002 LODGING consisting of ten bound copies of related material
submitted by counsel for the respondent.
May 14 2002 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 30, 2002
May 22 2002Reply brief of petitioner United States filed.
Jun 3 2002 Petition GRANTED. This case is set for oral argument in tandem
with No. 01-1067, United States v. White Mountain Apache Tribe.
SET FOR ARGUMENT December 2, 2002.
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Jul 10 2002 Order extending time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's
brief on the merits to and including August 8, 2002.
Aug 7 2002 Order further extending time to file the joint appendix and
petitioner's brief on the merits to and including August 19, 2002.
Aug 19 2002Joint appendix filed.
Aug 19 2002 *Joint appendix in two volumes
Aug 19 2002Brief of petitioner United States filed.
Aug 19 2002 Motion of Peabody Coal Company, et al. for leave to file a brief
as amici curiae filed.
Aug 22 2002 LODGING consisting of twenty bound copies of related material
submitted by counsel for amici Peabody, et al.
Aug 28 2002 Order extending time to file respondent's brief on the merits to
and including October 9, 2002.
Aug 30 2002 Motion of respondent Navajo Nation to strike amicus curiae Peabody
Coal Company's lodging filed.
Sep 11 2002 Opposition of amici Peabody, et al. to motion of respondent to
strike lodging filed.
Sep 18 2002 Navajo Nation reply to opposition to motion of Peabody filed.
Oct 7 2002 Motion of Peabody Coal Company, et al. for leave to file a brief
as amici curiae GRANTED.
Oct 7 2002 Motion of respondent Navajo Nation to strike amicus curiae Peabody
Coal Company's lodging GRANTED.
Oct 9 2002Brief of respondent Navajo Nation filed.
Oct 9 2002Brief amici curiae of Jicarilla Apache Nation and Pueblo of Laguna
filed.
Oct 9 2002Brief amicus curiae of Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians filed.
Oct 9 2002Brief amicus curiae of National Congress of American Indians filed.
Nov 7 2002 CIRCULATED.
Nov 12 2002Reply brief of petitioner United States filed.
Nov 29 2002 Record filed.
Dec 2 2002 ARGUED.
Mar 4 2003 Adjudged to be REVERSED and REMANDED Ginsburg, J., delivered the
opinion of the Court, in which Rehnquist, C.J., and Scalia,
Kennedy, Thomas, and Breyer, JJ., joined. Souter, J., filed a
dissenting opinion, in which Stevens and O'Connor, JJ., joined.
Apr 3 2003 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Apr 7 2003 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for the Federal Circuit.
 


~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Theodore B. Olson Solicitor General
U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, DC 20530
Party name: United States
 
Attorneys for Respondent:
Paul E. Frye Rothstein, Donatelli, et al. 5052431443
500 Fourth St., NW, Suite 400
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Party name: Navajo Nation
 
Other Attorneys:
V. Thomas Lankfrod 120 North Saint Asaph St. 7032995000
Alexandria, VA 22314
Party name: Peabody Coal Company, et al.
 
Jill Elise Grant Nordhaus Haltom Taylor Bladh 2025301270
816 ConnecticutAve., NW
Washington, DC 20006
Party name: Jicarilla Apache Nation and Pueblo of Laguna
 
Charles A. Hobbs Hobbs Strauss Dean Walker 2028228282
2120 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
Party name: Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
 
Jeffrey S. Sutton Jones Day Reavis Pogue 6144693855
41 South High Street, #1900
Columbus, OH 43215
Party name: National Congress of American Indians
 
 
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